“I don’t understand,” said the scientist, “why you lemmings all rush down to the sea and drown yourselves.”

“How curious,” said the lemming. “The one thing I don’t understand is why you human beings don’t.”

James Thurber (1894-1961) American cartoonist and writer
“Interview with a Lemming” (1941)

Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 8-Dec-10
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